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Mysterious abandoned ‘Chicken Church’ built in the Indonesian jungle by man who had a vision from God.

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NASA's Curiosity Rover Inspects Unusual Bedrock

<b>Fast Facts:</b><p>› Rover examines geological contact zone near 'Marias Pass'<p>› Silica-rich rocks identified nearby with laser-firing instrument<p>› Test of …

NASA Has Discovered a Planet That Seems a Lot Like Earth

NASA scientists have pinpointed a planet orbiting a Sun-like star that may resemble Earth more than any of the other 1,000 planets so far discovered …

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“Skeleton Flowers” Become Transparent When It Rains

Say hello to the Skeleton Flower, a white woodland blossom whose petals turn crystal clear when they make contact with water.<p>Diphelleia grayi, the …

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Pluto's escaping atmosphere extends 1,000 miles out into space

That's more than 13 times farther than Earth's atmosphere reaches<p>Pluto's atmosphere has an extended reach. Data collected by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft reveals that the gas surrounding the dwarf planet extends as far as 1,000 miles outward into space. That's more than 13 times farther than …

New Pluto images reveal vast water deposits

Scientists have found vast frozen plains next door to Pluto's big, rugged mountains of water ice, it has been revealed<p>Scientists have found vast frozen plains next door to Pluto's big, rugged mountains of water ice.<p>The New Horizons spacecraft team revealed close-up photos of those plains Friday, …

Search for life now extends to outer reaches of solar system

The dramatic images of vast ice plains on Pluto beamed to Earth last week prove that it is regions on the edge of the solar system - long thought to be inert wastelands - that are the most exciting for scientists<p>For a world perched at the outer edge of the solar system, Pluto caused considerable …

Fossils fill evolutionary gap between fish and 4-legged beasts

How did fish evolve into four-legged beasts that roam the land? A key part of that mystery has been solved by fossils found on a Nova Scotia …

Naked mole rats reveal why they are immune to cancer

IF HUMANS lived as long relative to body size as naked mole rats, we would last for 600 years. These mouse-sized, subterranean African mammals live …

Scientists Have Discovered a New State of Matter, Called 'Jahn-Teller Metals'

And it could be the key to understanding one of the biggest mysteries in physics today - high-temperature superconductors.<p>An international team of …

Breakthroughs

Man who died 1,500 years ago may have brought leprosy strain to UK

Scientists have diagnosed strain of leprosy on man from Scandinavia who died in Essex in the fifth or early sixth century<p>A Scandinavian man who died 1,500 years ago in Essex suffered from leprosy, and may have been the first to bring the strain to Britain.<p>The diagnosis and the identification of the …

Cuba Has A Lung Cancer Vaccine, And Now It Could Be Coming To The USA

Cuba launched the world's first lung cancer vaccine, Cimavax, to the public back in 2011. Each shot costs about $1, but the Cuban government has made …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Cassini studies tiny, distant moon Kiviuq

The image of Saturn was taken in visible red light with the wide angle camera on July 13, 2004, from a distance of about 5 million km. Image credit: …

Knowledge Management

Venus next on the list of NASA’s New Frontiers program

FRANCE: Venus is next on the list of NASA’s New Frontiers program, a series of space exploration missions that aims to study several planets in the …

Planetary Habitability

Giant Glowing Spiral Shocks Residents In Russia

Readers from all over Russia are reporting in that they have seen strange lights and objects in the skies, and many have sent in pictures, and even …

Are Dying Carbon Stars The Ultimate Source Of Our DNA?

News of recent lab experiments — demonstrating how chemical “cosmic barbecues” around nearby dying carbon-rich stars might have created life’s prebiotic building blocks — glossed over one key point. That is, would enough of such material have survived the journey from interstellar space through …

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Rare quartet of celestial bright spots found at edge of universe | world

A team of astronomers have, for the first time, observed four quasars - the brightest objects in the universe - in close proximity to each other. The …

Get your Sagan on with 60 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier

Once Sputnik 1 was successfully hurled into orbit in 1957, spaceflight was no longer a mere pipe dream reserved for the pages of fiction. Shortly …

Space

2015 May 17 - NGC 2440: Pearl of a New White Dwarf

<b>NGC 2440: Pearl of a New White Dwarf</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> H. Bond (STScI), R. Ciardullo (PSU), WFPC2, HST, NASA; <i>Processing:</i> Forrest Hamilton<p><b>Explanation:</b> Like …

UFO Spotted Circling Mysterious Lights on Ceres

The mysterious lights on the dwarf planet Ceres are apparently of interest to more than just the Dawn spacecraft currently in orbit around it. New …

Massive Antarctic Ice Shelf Will Be Gone Within Years, NASA Says

In 2002, NASA released dramatic images that showed a portion of Antarctica's Larsen B ice shelf collapse and disappear. Now, the space agency says what's left of the massive feature will be gone before the end of the decade.<p>As NPR's Christopher Joyce reported in March, climate change has been …

NASA may soon make Oxygen on Mars using microbes

Future human missions to the Red Planet may not have to carry heavy oxygen cylinders with them. Scientists are working on ways to produce the life …

Watch the off-kilter explosion of a supergiant star

Supercomputer model predictions say that the deaths of stellar giants are lopsided affairs in which debris and the stars’ cores hurtle off in …

Four Quasars in One Nebula: Scientists Find an Incredible Astronomical First

Why it’s so astronomically unlikely to find a cluster of four quasars.<p>The universe is known for serving up exotic and spectacular phenomena, but even with that in mind, quasars seem too bizarre to be real. These distant objects are powered by supermassive black holes from the very early universe, …

Black Holes

Week In Images

This single frame Rosetta navigation camera image of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken on 3 May 2015 from a distance of 135 km from the comet …

Galaxies are killed through strangulation, new research shows

Astronomers may have solved the decades-long cosmic murder mystery of what kills most galaxies in the universe: They are strangled to death, so they …

Universe